As we sneak past the midway mark of April (already?), Amazon Prime is releasing a slew of new shows and movies to keep you glued to the tube all weekend.
The Gleeson acting family (Brendan and his son Domhnall) each have series premiering on Amazon Prime Video this weekend, along with an action/drama film, some exclusive content, and titles from earlier this month.
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Kick your feet up and soak up some new series and movies, you earned it.
Set in an idyllic suburb of Dublin, Brian Gleeson (Peaky Blinders, The Bisexual), stars as Frank Marron, a 32-year-old catastrophe; a misanthropic fantasist in arrested development who’s convinced that the world owes him.
Aaron Eckhart, Tommy Lee Jones and Heather Graham star in the edge-of-your-seat thriller following Arthur Bretnik, a paranoid private investigator with a troubled past. After Bretnik (Eckhart) is hired to investigate a suspicious death in the town of Wander, he becomes convinced the case is linked to the same ‘conspiracy cover up’ that caused the death of his daughter.
Mr. Mercedes – Season 1 – Season 3
A retired detective sets out on a dangerous and potentially felonious crusade when a serial killer begins tormenting him through a series of letters and emails.
Made For Love – Season 1 (Exclusive Content)
Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service in March and April, in case you missed out:
Them – Season 1
From breakout creator Little Marvin and executive producer Lena Waithe, Them is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. The first season, set in the 1950s, centres on a Black family that moves from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles.
2067 chronicles one man’s journey to the future to save a dying world.
A priest and a police officer are trying to solve a set of mysterious suicides. As their investigation closes in, they discover another crime with even farther-reaching consequences.
The War With Grandpa
Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
LOL: Last One Laughing Italy – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Ten of the best comedians in Italy are pitted against each other in this celebrity showdown. As the clock counts down in this six-hour competition, their objective is to eliminate others from the house by making each other laugh. The last comedian who stays in the house, without laughing, wins the grand prize of one million euros.
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run
SpongeBob SquarePants, his best friend Patrick, and the Bikini Bottom gang star in their most epic adventure movie yet! When SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary goes missing, a path of clues leads SpongeBob and Patrick to the powerful King Poseidon, who has Gary held captive in the Lost City of Atlantic City.
Invincible S1 (Amazon Original)
Based on the groundbreaking comic book from Robert Kirkman (the creator of The Walking Dead), the story revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who’s just like every other guy his age — except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). The hour-per-episode series also stars Sandra Oh, Zazie Beetz, Gillian Jacobs, Zachary Quinto, Jason Mantzoukas, Melise, Mark Hamill, Mahershala Ali, Seth Rogen and more.
The story follows two Bangalore cops as they investigate an old case. Their search leads them across trails that will put their wit, resolve and morals to the test.
She Dies Tomorrow
Amy thinks she’s dying tomorrow…and it’s contagious.
Set in 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
The nine-episode limited series The Stand is Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Whoopi Goldberg) and a handful of survivors.
Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy
In Blumhouse’s continuation of the cult hit The Craft, an eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.
Making Their Mark – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Making Their Mark is an unprecedented journey into the inner sanctum of Australia’s greatest sport in the most challenging year in its history. Players, coaches, and executives across six teams in the Australian Football League navigate a year like no other in an exhilarating portrait of elite sport.